Decent, all-round smartphones are no longer a luxury, and there are many options under Rs 30,000. In 2021, we saw several notable launches in this category: Xiaomi, oneplus, iQoo, real me, even more. Most of these smartphones also support 5G connectivity keeping customers ‘future ready’. Smartphone makers will continue to improve in this segment as semiconductor developers continue to offer high-end chipsets at various price points. If you are wondering which are the best smartphones under Rs 30,000, here is the list.
Before proceeding, readers should note that there is no specific order for this list. It may be that the price cut of some of these smartphones is being done in view of the sales happening towards the end of the year.
Samsung Galaxy M52 5G
: Starting with our most recently reviewed phone in this segment, the Samsung Galaxy M52 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 778 SoC, a popular mid-range chipset that can easily handle multiple tasks and run heavy mobile games. Is. We get a large 6.67-inch full-HD+ AMOLED screen which offers decent viewing experience and colours. Perhaps the most notable feature is the sleek form factor, despite having triple rear cameras and a massive 5,000mAh battery. However, its build quality can be a bit overwhelming. Its price starts from Rs 29,999. ,Review,
oneplus nord 2 5g: Priced at Rs 29,999, the OnePlus Nord 2 5G is the first phone from the company to feature the MediaTek SoC. It sports a powerful MediaTek Dimensity 1200 AI chipset and a 6.43-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate. The 50-megapixel triple cameras at the rear also offer decent performance (only in bright environments) and users can enjoy the Warp Charge 65T fast charging option. It can charge the 4500mAh dual-cell battery unit in 30 minutes. ,Review,
Little F3 GT 5GMobile gaming is booming in India, and the Poco F3 GT 5G is specially designed for these users. Powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC, it also comes with maglev mechanical triggers to provide a gamepad-like experience. Other features include 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, 6.67-inch AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 480Hz touch sampling rate, 64-megapixel triple rear camera setup, and a 5,065mAh battery pack with 67W fast charging. Its price in India starts from Rs 28,999. ,Review,
moto edge 20Now on paper, the Moto Edge 20 gets all the attractive features such as a 6.7-inch full-HD+ OLED display with 144Hz refresh, 8GB of RAM, 4,000mAh battery, and a 108-megapixel camera. The company also promises to provide a clean Android experience with minimal bloatware. Despite all this, battery performance is average, and photography in low-light environments needs improvement. Overall, this is a great smartphone that costs just Rs 29,999 in India.
Xiaomi Mi 11X 5GAnother smartphone that costs Rs 29,999 is the Xiaomi Mi 11X which comes with a 6.67-inch full-HD+ E4 AMOLED display. The phone delivers great display performance with 120Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate, and 1,300 nits peak brightness. Under the hood, we find the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC which also powers the OnePlus 9R. Its triple rear cameras offer decent performance, and the 4,520mAh battery supports 33W fast charging. ,Review,
honorable mention: Sadly, we could not talk about other devices as the under Rs 30,000 segment is a highly competitive category in India. But that being said, customers should also check out phones like Realme GT Master Edition, iQoo Z5 and OnePlus Nord CE 5G.